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Author Hill, Brian E. (Brian Edward), 1955-

Title The making of a bestseller : success stories from authors and the editors, agents, and booksellers behind them / Brian Hill and Dee Power.

Imprint Chicago : Dearborn Trade Pub., c2005.


Description xi, 251 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents The incomparable thrill -- Making the list : how they work -- What causes a book to become successful? -- Reviews : the good, the bad, the ugly -- Changes in readers' taste -- Editors and publishers -- Literary agents -- Getting the books on the shelves and out the door -- Establishing a brand image with readers -- Promotion : publishers' and publicists' efforts, and of course bookstores -- Climbing the marketing mountain -- Building a career -- From the bookshelf to the silver screen -- Where does the idea come from? -- The process of writing -- The bestselling author's life -- The ups and downs -- Final thoughts.
Subject Best sellers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Added Author Power, Dee.
ISBN 0793193087 : $19.95

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